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Study: Children Born Too Early Have Lower Reading and Math Scores

2 years agoHealth : Healthland

Children born too early may have lower test scores in school, according to a new study published in Pediatrics. Even babies who are technically born full-term — at 37 or 38 weeks — do worse than those who are delivered later. Although a pregnancy is considered full term at 37 weeks, at which point experts [...]
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Poor Attention In Kindergarten Predicts Lower High School Test Scores, UC Davis Researchers Find

Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

As thousands of students nationwide prepare to leave high school, a UC Davis study appearing online in the June issue of the medical journal Pediatrics shows a clear link between attention problems early in school - as early as kind... Read Post

Later ADHD Meds Start Undermines Math Scores In Kids

Health : Medical News Today (2 years ago)

Children with ADHD who start taking ADHD medications later have lower math scores, compared to their counterparts who took medications earlier, researchers from the USA and Iceland reported in the journal Pediatrics. Those taking th... Read Post

Kids Born Just Two Weeks Early Test Lower in Reading and Math: Study

Health : Wall Street Journal Health Blog (2 years ago)

Children born at weeks 37 and 38 had lower reading and math scores than children born a week or two later, according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics. Read Post


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